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Adam Sweeting

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Former features editor of Melody Maker, Adam has written on rock, classical music and television for the Guardian, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, Independent on Sunday, Uncut, Classic FM and Gramophone, and on motor-racing for Motorsport. He co-founded The Virtual Television Company, which made Mr Rock'n'Roll (Channel 4), Pavarotti: The Last Tenor (BBC2 Arena) and Imagine - Nigel Kennedy (BBC One)

Articles By Adam Sweeting

Daisy Jones & The 6, Amazon Prime review - hit rock'n'roll novel doesn't make great TV

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Liaison, Apple TV+ review - tangly Franglais thriller presses some hot buttons

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Drive to Survive, Season 5, Netflix review - fly-on-the wall F1 show may need a reboot

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The Gold, BBC One review - gripping dramatisation of the 1983 Brink's-Mat bullion robbery

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Fauda, Season 4, Netflix review - Israeli terrorism thriller gets darker and dirtier

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Women at War, Netflix review - contrasting stories entwine during the chaos of World War One

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Stewart, Sky Documentaries review - touching and insightful portrait of Scottish race ace

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Happy Valley, Series 3, BBC One review - tension mounts as the Yorkshire crime drama approaches its conclusion

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Stonehouse, ITV review - history repeats itself as farce

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Doc Martin Christmas Special, ITV review - Santa comes to Portwenn as the final curtain falls

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All Creatures Great and Small Christmas Special, Channel 5 review - life during wartime with the Yorkshire vets

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Wildcat review - damaged war veteran reborn in the Peruvian jungle

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Adam Sweeting's Top 10 Films of 2022

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Harry & Meghan, Netflix review - at home with the Harkles

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George & Tammy, Paramount+ review - alcohol, violence and heartache in Nashville

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Tokyo Vice, BBC One review - murder, extortion and corruption in the Japanese capital

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